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Girl, 4, seriously injured in Preston dog attack

Westfield Drive, Preston Image copyright Google
Image caption The girl was seriously injured in the attack in Westfield Drive, Preston

A four-year-old girl has been attacked by a dog and left with serious injuries to her head and face.

The child was taken to hospital after the attack, which happened in Westfield Drive, Preston, at about 16:15 BST on Sunday.

The dog, thought to have been a cross-breed, has been seized by police.

A 40-year-old woman from Preston was arrested on suspicion of having a dog dangerously out of control and remains in custody.

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